Regina E. Dugan
Regina E. Dugan, Ph.D., will be VP of Engineering at Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) in May 2016. In this position, she will lead Facebook’s “building8” hardware product development and R&D organization. Dr. Dugan also currently serves on the board of directors of Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), a manufacturer of medical devices and software for treating cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy. Prior to her new position with Facebook, Dr. Dugan served as VP of Engineering, Advanced Technology and Projects at Google, Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) from February 2014 until she begins at Facebook; Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology and Projects at the then Google-owned Motorola Mobility, a telecommunications equipment company, from March 2012 to February 2014; and director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the principal agency within the U.S. Department of Defense for research, development and demonstration of high-risk, high-payoff capability for the future combat force, from July 2009 to March 2012. Prior to that, she held several executive positions, including co-founder, President and CEO at RedXDefense LLC, a security solutions company, from 2005 to 2009, and co-founder, President, and CEO at Dugan Ventures, an investment firm where she continues to serve as a non-voting partner, from 2001 to 2009. Dr. Dugan is an inventor or co-inventor on several patents and holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.